Karel Gott, one of the biggest stars of the hit world, is dead. The "golden voice from Prague" died on Tuesday evening shortly before midnight at the age of 80 years. The Czech news agency CTK reported on Wednesday, citing its spokeswoman. The same reported the news agency AFP, citing the family.
Born in Plzen in the Czech Republic, known as the singer of hits like "Bee Maja", "Lady Carneval" and "Babicka", God has been on stage for more than 60 years. He has been estimated to have sold more than 30 million records during his career.
Karel Gott was active as a musician until recently, only a few months ago he had recorded a new duet with his daughter Charlotte Ella. The song is titled "Srdce nehasnou" - in German "Hearts do not go out".
With his wife Ivana, the musician has two young daughters, both of whom are artistically active. Charlotte Ella, the older of the two, sings from an early age. At the age of seven she took her first musical role in Prague in the musical "Mata Hari".
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